The grapes are hand picked into shallow boxes, and the whole clusters are immediately gently pressed. After fermentation at a controlled temperature of 18°- 20° C with cultured yeasts, the wine is then drawn off the gross lees and stored in steel tanks, to be bottled the following spring.
Chardonnay grafted on Kober 5BB. Vineyard layout: 3,2 m. x 0,8 m. Vine trellising: Trentino pergola system.
3.000 vines per 2,5 acres
Short pruning; organic fertilizer in alternate years; in-row cover cropping; drip irrigation as needed. Organic cultivation with ICEA certification.
No more than 10.000 kg every 2,5 acres